Shall thine eyes be closed, ne'er again to shine?
Shall ne'er thy smile brighten any room?
Shall I weep at graveside for what was mine?
Or shall you once again relieve my gloom?
My love for you was not killed at your death;
My very heart is bleeding tears for you.
Each time I breathe I wish it was your breath
That graced the world with soft perfumes of you.
I wish my life could be given for yours,
I wish my tears could bring you back to me.
A mighty flood to drown the purple moors
Cannot restore thy precious life to thee.
. In mem'ry I shall bury thee 'till I
. Can join you in your peace beneath the sky.